Fire in Norwegian tunnel sends 55 to hospital

Fire in Norwegian tunnel sends 55 to hospital

More than 50 people have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in the 11 kilometer Gudvanga Tunnel, Norway's second longest.

Norwegian ‘disgust’ at Italy’s Hitler wine

Norwegian ‘disgust’ at Italy’s Hitler wine

A Norwegian holidaying in Italy came in for a nasty surprise when he stumbled upon a rack of 'Hitler' wine openly for sale in a local grocery shop.

Rain saves Norway’s mushroom season

Rain saves Norway’s mushroom season

The rain showers that hit Norway last week have come to the rescue of the country's mushroom pickers, causing their prized chanterelles to sprout in shady woodland glades across the country.

Gates family spends Sunday abseiling

Gates family spends Sunday abseiling

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his family spent Sunday abseiling down a 40-metre canyon in the mountains of central Norway as they continued their hectic two week adventure holiday in the country.

Norway risks even higher booze taxes

Norway risks even higher booze taxes

Norway is considering imposing even higher taxes on alcoholic drinks, a move that would bring it within a whisker of becoming world's most expensive place for a tipple.

Right plans to ‘detonate bomb’ under Nynorsk

Right plans to ‘detonate bomb’ under Nynorsk

A government minister has accused Norway's right-wing parties of planning to "detonate a bomb" under Nynorsk, the least dominant of Norway's two official languages.

Breivik to be moved to ‘liberal’ prison

Breivik to be moved to ‘liberal’ prison

Far-right terrorist Anders Breivik is to be moved to Skien prison, a jail celebrated for having one of Norway's most liberal regimes, NRK has reported.

Two men injured in Bergen knife attack

Two men injured in Bergen knife attack

Two men have been seriously injured in a knife attack outside Finnegan's Irish pub in Bergen.